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Exodus 16:2-15

Proper 20A

This text is about grumbling and grace. To preach it powerfully, we need to hold those two opposites in dynamic tension.  On the one hand, it is easy to be so tough on Israel’s ungrateful grumbling that we miss how completely human their complaints were.  If we do that, we won’t see ourselves in them. …

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Exodus 16:2-15

Proper 20A

Human memory can be remarkably pliable.  It isn’t just illness or advancing age that can bend and twist it.  Trauma too can do remarkable things to memory. Exodus 15 describes how God responds to God’s Israelite children’s grumbling about their lack of something to drink.  At Marah and Elim God gives them refreshing water to…

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Symposium 2014: Glory in the Wilderness

Thursday worship, Symposium 2014

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